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Behind the Scenes – It’s a Red Moon and a Green Man

Story As a story teller, I’m always fascinated by the ‘once upon a time’ tale of how diamonds were found in the Namib Desert, just outside Lüderitz in a place called Kolmanskop.  And I had also been to Swakopmund, a strange and remarkable place with streets made of salt, with Bavarian- style houses, German food […]

Behind the Scenes – The Pink SLippers

The novel dramatizes the life of Sister Beatrice, a St. Augustinian sister living in Genadendorp (the place of Mercy), Northern Cape, South Africa.  Like Cinderella, from the moment she puts on the fluffy pink slippers, her life changes fundamentally. She leaves the convent and the sanatorium, marries and by a twist of fate returns to […]